Video Games Are One of The Biggest Tech Incubators Available

Video games are typically thought of as solely a leisure activity—and they often are. But the gaming industry of 2019 is also proving to be a tech incubation powerhouse. At the annual Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo. this week, Roblox founder and CEO David Baszucki and Niantic CEO John Hanke discussed how innovation […]

Nintendo’s President on Streaming, 5G Wireless, and E-Sports

When presenting on stage at E3, one of the world’s biggest video game conferences, it’s easy for executives to get nervous. And few have more reasons to be nervous than Nintendo’s North America president Doug Bowser. Putting aside the usual pressures that come with E3, the press conferences, the announcements, the consumer reactions, Bowser has […]

E3 2019: Twitter Leaker Posting Spoilers Claims Nintendo Threatened Legal Action

A Twitter user who has successfully leaked some of the biggest announcements from E3 before the company press conferences says they’ve been served with a cease and desist order from a Nintendo lawyer. After promising Nintendo spoilers, the leaker, who goes by the name Sabi on Twitter, said the account will no longer be sharing […]

Ubisoft Launches Netflix-Like Subscription Gaming Service

Ubisoft is the latest video game publisher to embrace the subscription price model. The French publisher, maker of hit franchises including Assassin’s Creed and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six, has announced Uplay+, an all-you-can-play subscription gaming service revolving around both upcoming games and catalog titles. The service, which will cost $14.99 per month, will give players […]